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Sam Coleman directs Black Motion for Ballantine’s Whisky

Premium whisky brand Ballantine’s recently enlisted the vision of Giant Films’ director Sam Coleman, to shoot their latest TV campaign. With his signature aesthetic, on the visual treatment of the ad, Sam explored the unapologetic sound of rising South African dance floor duo, Black Motion. The commercial depicts the backstage world of this dynamic duo, who unexpectedly encounter God and Goddess-like troupes of […]Read More

Dir. Karien Cherry shortlisted for Young Director Award at Cannes

Giant Films director Karien Cherry is in the running for the prestigious Young Director Award (YDA) at this year’s Cannes festival. Karien received the nomination for her award-winning New Balance spot ‘Baby vs Dale Steyn’, for the King James Group. Amongst a record number of over 400 entries, Karien is the only director from the African continent to […]Read More

GIANT FILMS’ Ian Gabriel creates epic encounter for RMB

In the closely observed category of South African Financial advertising, authenticity and local relevance are important touch points. Witness Stick Communications and GIANT FILMS’ director Ian Gabriel’s new campaign for Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), built around the central theme of collaborative thinking in which rowing is explored as the metaphor for RMB’s Corporate and Investment Banking. The campaign’s narrative unfolds in three […]Read More

Karien Cherry wins Gold for Giant Films

Giant Films’ director Karien Cherry received a Gold Pixel Craft Award at the IAB Bookmarks, South Africa’s premier digital awards, for her direction of the New Balance spot ‘Baby vs. Dale Steyn’. The film was conceived by King James Group and also bagged the agency a Bronze Pixel in the hotly contested Branded Content category. Despite a record number […]Read More


Pressure Cooker Studios, Cape Town based music and sound design studio for film and television, have been awarded a Craft for Original Music and Sound Design for their work on Sanlam Private Investments ‘Genius’ campaign at this year’s annual Loerie Awards. Sanlam Private Investments ‘Genius’ campaign was directed by Robin Goode of Giant Films for […]Read More